Dr. James Burnley in a recent article for students exhorted them to go beyond what they were presented in classes: “…. go further and seek the truth about your history. Seeking such truth means that you will have to read beyond what you are required to read in most if not all of the degree programs you are seeking to attain.”
Burley discusses the work of Mamie & Kenneth Clark:
Full text of Dr. Burnley’s article:
Reading Beyond the Requirements or Learning to Love the Black Dolls
Even when race seems like a hard subject to discuss, we need to discuss it with our children.
See the response of a child whose parents did not discuss race:
See the response of a child whose parents did discuss race: